Theresa May on Brexit, Parliament and triggering Article 50

For the record, this is what the Prime Minister said about the process of withdrawal from the EU during her speech to the Conservative Party conference today, 2 October:

The timing for triggering Article Fifty

First, everything we do as we leave the EU will be consistent with the law and our treaty obligations, and we must give as much certainty as possible to employers and investors. That means there can be no sudden and unilateral withdrawal: we must leave in the way agreed in law by Britain and other member states, and that means invoking Article Fifty of the Lisbon Treaty. Continue reading